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On Tuesday the 2nd of June 2020, Catriona conducted one of our most popular Virtual Tours so far; our Jacobites and Scottish Highlands Tour. This tour included stops at Culloden Battlefield, the Clava Cairns (4000-year-old burial cairns and standing stones) and the Highland Folk Museum by Newtonmore in the Cairngorms.

It was a poignant tour with a number of our guests joining in their own experiences of being at the battlefield themselves. The scenery displayed was breathtaking as well as desolate, adding to the sombre atmosphere of the tour.

Virtual Culloden Battlefield Tour

Screengrab of the Virtual Jacobites and Scottish Highlands Zoom Tour

The tour, like our usual Jacobites and Highlands Tour, is centred around the 1745 Jacobite Uprising lead by Bonnie Prince Charlie. Given that we only had a short time, we focussed on the defeat at Culloden, the lead up to the Battle and information on what precisely the Jacobites were fighting for.  Outlander Fans will be interested in the real history portrayed in their favourite TV show as well as having the chance to experience real-life standing stones and burial cairns near Culloden. We finished the tour with a visit to the Highland Folk Museum, used as a filming location for Outlander, it was a fantastic stop, showing off Britain’s first outdoor museum with replica Highland township.

Fraser Clan Marker at Culloden Battlefield

The Clan Fraser Marker at Culloden, copyright of Slainte Scotland Tours

The Jacobites and Scottish Highlands Discovery Tour is a perfect addition to an Outlander Tour especially if you have a limited time in Scotland. You can see more about this tour HERE.

If you missed joining this tour, please do not worry, you can still have access to the recording of the tour on Youtube which you can watch in your own time for the cost of a coffee. The comments section is open so that you may also ask questions or make any comments and Catriona will respond to you.

You can purchase a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/catstevenson

Please ensure that when you purchase a coffee, that you put “Jacobites Tour 2 June” in the comments so that we know which one to send you.

Our tours are conducted over the Zoom platform, which is easy to use. You can see our schedule and more information here: https://slaintescotland.com/2020/05/26/virtual-tours-of-scotland-including-virtual-outlander-tours/

Catriona will be back on Tuesday for a Virtual Tour on our 3 Day Outlander Tour. This tour includes our usual Outlander Day Tour, Season Tour and Jacobites and Scottish Highlands Tour. It is a good laugh and will take 2 hours of your day….but it will be the best 2 hours of your day!

You can book your tour below or here: https://slaintescotland.com/scotland-is-waiting/

Who else could use your support right now?:

We would like to thank you for all your support and we thought we should add the visitor attractions that we visit which would also benefit from a donation or use of their online shops etc during this time:

On this tour we stop at:

 

Jacobites and Scottish Highlands Discovery Tour from Glasgow

Great way to explore Scotland!

Visit the Scottish Highlands on this day trip from Glasgow for a full day of sightseeing in a relaxed and personal atmosphere. You'll see Culloden Battlefield, The Highland Folk Museum, 4000-year-old standing stones and more!

Jacobites and Scottish Highlands Discovery Tour from Glasgow

Visit the Scottish Highlands on this day trip from Glasgow for a full day of sightseeing in a relaxed and personal atmosphere. You'll see Culloden Battlefield, The Highland Folk Museum, 4000-year-old standing stones and more!